Extra Box Packaging
How can fiction inform design? This subscription box is designed for a speculative, space-age reality. It aims to bring together familiar products and packaging with unfamiliar substances and cultures.
The extraterrestrial subscription box for earthlings
Each product is sourced directly from the newly reached planet, Dar Mankana. Although, not delicacies of Dar Mankanian culture, each manufactured product has been constructed to fit the palette of Earth. These exciting new formulations and treats are sure to be a new staple on our world as trade continues to flourish.
Referring to the short story, The Evaluators: To Trade with Aliens, You Must Adapt, by N.K. Jemisin which tells the tale of a speculative future where earth has openly interacted with countless planets around the universe. This projects aims to capture the human fascination with other-ness and the commercialization and "colonization" of foreign species, plants and resources.